Technical Papers and Presentations
James Walker applications engineers and materials scientists are regular contributors to conferences and publications around the globe.
We present technology discussions and white papers on aspects of sealing and bolting engineering across a broad spectrum of industrial applications.
How stem finish affects friction and fugitive emissions with graphite based control valve packing
Research on the continuing development of the James Walker Supagraf range of graphite-based packing.
Problems and solutions with expansion joints in gas turbine exhaust systems
Examines the problems created by older designs and the opportunities available with new techniques and technologies.
EPDM materials for the pharmaceutical and bioprocessing industry
Examines why adapting materials from other applications causes serious underperformance in high specification industries.
Extractables and leachables
Outlines the compounding, manufacturing and operational aspects required to ensure minimal extractables and leachables in elastomeric materials for biopharmaceutical applications.
Low temperature sealing capability of O-Rings: the relationship between laboratory tests and service performance
A critique of current practice regarding substantiating claims for minimum operating temperatures of O-Rings.